SunPower to release 625 W shingled module

Jul 27, 2020 08:42 PM ET
  • Group spinoff Maxeon Solar Technologies will generate the new Performance 5 modules with bifacial mono-PERC solar cells, made from huge layout eight-inch G12 wafers. The panels boast a performance of 21.2%.
SunPower to release 625 W shingled module
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U.S.-based SunPower, which is bulk owned by French energy gigantic Total, is intending to release a new shingled module series with 625 W of power outcome.

Team spinoff Maxeon Solar Technologies will certainly commercialize the Performance 5 line in the fourth quarter. The high-efficiency, bifacial mono-PERC solar panels will certainly be made with huge layout eight-inch G12 wafers and will certainly have an efficiency of 21.2%.

"Our launch of the brand-new SunPower Performance 5 panels goes along with a restored commitment to large-scale installments sustained by substantial production capability scale-up of shingled cell panel modern technology by our Huansheng Photovoltaic (HSPV) joint endeavor in China," SunPower said.

Maxeon Solar Technologies is additionally possessed by Tianjin Zhonghuan Semiconductor, which was lately gotten by TCL, one of China's most significant electronics suppliers. SunPower'ss HSPV joint endeavor with Zhonghuan will boost production ability at its three factories in China from around 2 GW to 8 GW by 2021. The initial of the three making centers will certainly be totally increase by the end of this year.

SunPower introduced strategies to dilate its manufacturing organisation into a brand-new business last November. It likewise just recently determined to offer its solar O&M organisation to Canadian mid-market private equity firm Clairvest Group for a concealed amount.